Since 1963, the IR-4 Project
has been the major resource for supplying pest management tools for specialty crop growers by developing
research data to support new EPA tolerances and labeled product uses.
2012 Year End Summary
Strategic Plan 2009-2014
2011 National Economic Impact
of the IR-4 Project and the IR-4 Project Programs
History of IR-4 Minor Use Pesticide Registration 1963-2001 published in the Encyclopedia of Agrochemicals 3/1/01
Major funding for IR-4 is provided from Special Research Grants from:
* USDA-FAS and
and is provided in cooperation with the State Agricultural Experiment Stations. These stations provide in-kind support valued at over $18 million annually.
2014 Food Use Tentative/Schedule
IR-4 Project Headquarters
Rutgers, The State University of NJ
500 College Road East, Suite 201 W
Princeton, NJ 08540
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